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A 17-year-old male asked:

What are the forbidden foods(if any) for someone who is suffering from herpes zoster?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
None: Food choices are very seldom the key to the management of any illness, other than the nutritional disease. Being sick is difficult enough without superstition. While you're recovering from zoster, eat sensibly. Generally, anyone does well to avoid much of the very sugary, the very greasy, or the very salty stuff. Best wishes.

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